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Serious mental health diagnoses in children on the child protection register: a record linkage study. (2023)
Working Paper
BALL, W.P., ANDERSON, C., BLACK, C., GORDON, S., LACKENBY, M., MURCHIE, M., OSTROVSKA, B., O'SULLIVAN, K., ROWLANDS, H., RZEWUSKA DÍAZ, M. and BUTLER, J.E. 2023. Serious mental health diagnoses in children on the child protection register: a record linkage study. Hosted on medRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2023.10.13.23296488

Children with experience of maltreatment, abuse or neglect are known to have a higher prevalence of poor mental health. Child Protection Services identify children most at risk of harm and in need of intervention. Mental healthcare usage in this popu... Read More about Serious mental health diagnoses in children on the child protection register: a record linkage study..

Recovery of kidney function after acute kidney disease: a multi-cohort analysis. (2023)
Journal Article
SAWHNEY, S., BALL, W., BELL, S. BLACK, C., CHRISTIANSEN, C.F., HEIDE-JØRGENSEN, U., JENSEN, S.K., LAMBOURG, E., RONKSLEY, P.E., TAN, Z., TONELLI, M. and JAMES, M.T. 2024. Recovery of kidney function after acute kidney disease: a multi-cohort analysis. Nephrology dialysis transplantation [online], 39(3), pages 426-435. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfad180

There are no consensus definitions for evaluating kidney function recovery after acute kidney injury (AKI) and acute kidney disease (AKD), nor is it clear how recovery varies across populations and clinical subsets. We present a federated analysis of... Read More about Recovery of kidney function after acute kidney disease: a multi-cohort analysis..

Inequalities in children's mental health care: analysis of routinely collected data on prescribing and referrals to secondary care. (2023)
Journal Article
BALL, W.P., BLACK, C., GORDON, S., OSTROVSKA, B., PARANJOTHY, S., RASALAM, A., RITCHIE, D., ROWLANDS, H., RZEWUSKA, M., THOMPSON, E., WILDE, K. and BUTLER, J.E. 2023. Inequalities in children's mental health care: analysis of routinely collected data on prescribing and referrals to secondary care. BMC psychiatry [online], 23, article number 22. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-04438-5

One in eight children in the United Kingdom are estimated to have a mental health condition, and many do not receive support or treatment. The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted mental health and disrupted the delivery of care. Prevalence of p... Read More about Inequalities in children's mental health care: analysis of routinely collected data on prescribing and referrals to secondary care..

Briefing: improving children and young people's mental health services: local data insights from England, Scotland and Wales. (2022)
Report
GRIMM, F., ALCOCK, B., BUTLER, J.E., FERNANDEZ CRESPO, R., DAVIES, A., PEYTRIGNET, S., PIRODDI, R., THORLBY, R. and TALLACK, C. 2022. Briefing: improving children and young people's mental health services: local data insights from England, Scotland and Wales. London: The Health Foundation [online]. Available from: https://www.health.org.uk/publications/reports/improving-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-services

In this briefing, we present analysis from the Networked Data Lab (NDL). Led by the Health Foundation, the NDL is a collaborative network of local analytical teams across England, Scotland and Wales. These teams analysed local, linked data sources to... Read More about Briefing: improving children and young people's mental health services: local data insights from England, Scotland and Wales..

Falling down the rabbit hole? Methodological, conceptual and policy issues in current health inequalities research. (2022)
Journal Article
KELLY-IRVING, M., BALL, W.P., BAMBRA, C., DELPIERRE, C., DUNDAS, R., LYNCH, J., MCCARTNEY, G. and SMITH, K. 2023. Falling down the rabbit hole? Methodological, conceptual and policy issues in current health inequalities research. Critical public health [online], 33(1), pages 37-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2022.2036701

Persistent health inequalities pose a challenge to researchers and policymakers. Decades of research have illuminated mechanisms that underlie health inequalities, now we must move beyond these observations to enable policies that can reduce them. In... Read More about Falling down the rabbit hole? Methodological, conceptual and policy issues in current health inequalities research..

Briefing: assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the clinically extremely vulnerable population. (2021)
Report
HODGSON, K., BUTLER, J.E., DAVIES, A., HOUSTON, S., MARSZALEK, K., PEYTRIGNET, S., PIRODDI, R., WOOD, F. and DEENY, S. 2021. Briefing: assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the clinically extremely vulnerable population. London: The Health Foundation [online]. Available from: https://www.health.org.uk/publications/reports/assessing-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-clinically-extremely-vulnerable-population

By February 2021 more than 4 million people across the UK had been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 and advised to shield. Our briefing shows the scale of the challenge of ensuring that the most clinically vulnerable to COVID... Read More about Briefing: assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the clinically extremely vulnerable population..

The clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID: identification and changes in healthcare while self-isolating (shielding) during the coronavirus pandemic. (2021)
Working Paper
BUTLER, J.E., NATH, M., BLANA, D., BALL, W.P., BEECH, N., BLACK, C., OSLER, G., PAYTRIGNET, S., WILDE, K., WOZNIAK, A. and SAWHNEY, S. 2021. The clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID: identification and changes in healthcare while self-isolating (shielding) during the coronavirus pandemic. Hosted on medRxiv [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.09.21263026

In March 2020, the government of Scotland identified people deemed clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID due to their pre-existing health conditions. These people were advised to strictly self-isolate (shield) at the start of the pandemic, except... Read More about The clinically extremely vulnerable to COVID: identification and changes in healthcare while self-isolating (shielding) during the coronavirus pandemic..

Open data, open science and transparency in the time of COVID 19. (2020)
Journal Article
BALL, W.P. 2020. Open data, open science and transparency in the time of COVID-19. Radical statistics [online], 127, pages 4-9. Available from: https://www.radstats.org.uk/no127/Ball127.pdf

A novel coronavirus now known as SARS-CoV-2 was first reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019. It targets the respiratory system, with a wide range of symptom severity and results in a comparatively high level of mortality. Crucially, it has rapidl... Read More about Open data, open science and transparency in the time of COVID 19..